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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday is likely to boost bilateral trade, a leading economist said in a recent interview.

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), located in the high-tech Canadian city of Waterloo, and Gateway House, the Mumbai-based Indian Council on Global Relations, are set to announce an initiative involving Canadian and Indian public and private sector officials.

"If we had this in place five or 10 years ago, the investor protection and trade agreements might have gone more smoothly," said CIGI president Rohinton Medhora, a Mumbai-born economist, in...

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